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January 28, 2021 - Shelby County Shooters Club is having membership drive starting this week, 15 months for $75 Single.

Family memberships are $85.

Paid memberships are from February 2021 till May 1, 2022.

Club range is located South of Center on Highway 96.

Shooting range for rifle - handgun- shotgun. Organized over 30 years ago as a nonprofit civic club.
Information call or text: Terry Carriker 936-590-2939

January 25, 2021 - The Shelby County Courthouse has a dumpster located in the parking lot behind the structure strictly for the use of the courthouse.

A sign located on the dumpster clearly indicates in English/Spanish, "Not for Public Use! Video Surveillance in Use! May Be Fined!"

Staff at the courthouse have requested individuals utilizing the dumpster cease doing so, as the dumpster is not intended for the use of the general public and at times becomes too full for it's intended purpose resulting from the abuse.

Individuals who have utilized this dumpster in the past are strongly encouraged to no longer use of the dumpster.

January 21, 2021 - Over the past nine years, the Shelby County CAC Princess Ball has grown into a highly anticipated and well attended event in our community. We want to make our 10th annual Princess Ball extra special, so we have decided to postpone the event until February 2022. In doing so, we hope to ensure that all attendees can enjoy the event without worrying about the safety of their loved ones. We appreciate all of the community support of the Princess Ball and we look forward to seeing everyone in 2022!

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January 19, 2021 - Women around the country came together today in celebrating the dream coming true of having a woman in the White House and Shelby County women joined the celebration in 'Chucks and Pearls' style on the Historic Courthouse grounds.

Vanessa Davis, spokesperson for the group said, "This is a group of women coming together just to celebrate women. To celebrate a milestone, we feel like Vice-President Kamala Harris broke that glass ceiling. We haven't had, we've only had men in the White House in those major positions - President and Vice-President, and so to have the first woman Vice-President is reason to celebrate. And then to have the first black woman Vice-President is a dream come true for little black girls and young women who aspire to serve and to uplift and to build up our communities.

"'Chucks and Pearls' was a way to come together to celebrate one another and to celebrate her accomplishment and who she is and to just emulate her. Those are two of the things that are dear to her. She loves her Chuck Taylors and as she's moving about, she is so busy, she's been a D.A., she's been an Attorney General. So, she's been running around in suits and heels and it came a time when she had to get out of those and kick them off and get comfortable and just feel good in her skin and be able to do what she needed to do. So, her Chuck Taylors afforded her the opportunity to be able to move about like she needed to.

"The pearls, she is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority which is a Greek-letter sorority which encourages young women, young college women, to be the best that they can be and to be leaders and to uplift other young women. They focus on having good ethics and just being of good character. The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was founded and incorporated by a group of women, 20 women, and they call those 20 women the 20 pearls. She wears pearls and the other members of Alpha Kappa Alpha wear pearls to commemorate their founders.

"Two people from Texas decided it would be a good idea and they went on Facebook and started a Facebook group called 'Chucks and Pearls' and it would be a good way to honor her. Now, there are other women who will aspire to wear pearls. Pearls are something that makes women feel elegant and always have. I think that its a good way to celebrate her and to celebrate one another as women."

"She had made a quote saying that the university that she went to and family and her sorority and the Divine Nine [Black Greek-letter Organizations] are people and things that are very important to her. I'm a member of the Divine Nine being a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority which is also a Greek-letter sorority that focuses on service, service to our community, and to leadership."

The women in the community who have celebrated Vice-President Kamala Harris and her journey to the White House wore their 'Chucks and Pearls' t-shirts along with wearing their pearls and their Chuck Taylors stood together for a group photo on January 20, 2021 to remember this moment in history.

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Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the testing won't start until 9:30am.

January 15, 2021 - There will be a COVID-19 drive through testing site conducted at the John D. Windham Civic Center, 146 Express Blvd in Center on Wednesday, January 20th from 8:00 am-4:00pm.

The testing is free to all and no appointment is necessary.

January 18, 2021 - The virtual challenge  for January "Photographers Choice" always has been one of my favorites. It gives each photographer the chance to show their favorite style of photography. Club members enjoyed a variety of Photography styles to select from for favorites.

January Challenge Winners - "Photographers Choice"

First Place - "Golden Morning"

First Place Favorite is Jan Huffman Carter. "Golden Morning,"

Second Place Tie - "The Texan"

Second Place Tie - "Annie & Tahoe Snow Play"

Second Place Favorites are: Bobbie Jean Wood, "The Texan" and  Anna Jones, "Annie & Tahoe Snow Play" and 

Third Place Tie - "Marble Night"

Third Place Tie - "Gate Post"

Third Place Tie - "Pampas Grass"

Third Place Favorites are: Lawrence C Davis,"Marble Night," Billie Haggard Jones, "Gate Post" and Melvin Henson, "Pampas Grass."

Congrats to everyone who submitted photos for this challenge and hopefully next month's challenge will be even better. 

Pictured are (from left): Tanner Peace, Lieutenant; Ruth Gonzalez, Chief; Taylor Fanguy, Constable Precinct 4; Kevin Windham, Sheriff; Don Moore, Jail Administrator; and Leah Chase, Sex Offender Registration/Public Relations.

January 18, 2021 - Focused Care of Center recognized our local Sheriff and Center Police Department for National Law Appreciation with lunch thanking them for all they do to protect our community!

Pictured are (from left): Amy Lindley, Dispatcher; Donna Dugger, Communication Supervisor; and Jim Albers, Police Chief.

January 15, 2021 - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is looking to add an unwanted medication disposal unit in our lobby for public use.

The purpose of this unit will be to allow the public to dispose of unwanted, expired medications in a safe way. The unit will be available to the public FREE OF CHARGE and access to the unit will be 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

The total cost for the unit and one pack of extra liners is $2,888. If you or your business is interested in a sponsorship for this project, please contact Leah Chase at the SCSO by calling 936.598.5601 or by email at

January 14, 2021 - T-Town Nutrition in Tenaha celebrated with a ribbon cutting event Thursday, January 14 hosted by the Tenaha Businessman's Club and the City of Tenaha.

Speaking on behalf of both was Amanda Treat, Tenaha City Secretary, who welcomed the businesses owners Jalysa and Felicia Steadman.

"We just appreciate everyone, all of our customers and everything and we just thank God for the opportunity to be of service to our community," said Felicia Steadman.

Jalysa Steadman shared several of the products the business offers including protein waffles, meal replacement shakes, energy teas and protein bars.

T-Town Nutrition is located at 208 S. George Bowers Drive in Tenaha. They can be reached by telephone at 936-248-2540.

January 14, 2021 - Shelby County Outreach Ministries will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. 

Food boxes will be handed out on Wednesday from 10-2. We are sorry for the inconvenience. 

Have a safe and blessed holiday.